Eligibility: Sons, daughters, grandsons, and granddaughters of veterans who belong to an American Legion Post in Maine and who are graduating high school seniors; currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate college students; or nontraditional students returning to school.
Scholarship Amount: $500
Applications are available from high school guidance offices and are available by writing to: President of the Past Commanders Club, American Legion Headquarters Department of Maine, P.O. Box 900, Waterville, Maine 04903-0900. Tel: (207) 873-3229 Fax: (207) 872-0501, or can be downloaded from: http://www.mainelegion.org/pages/formsapplications.php
Mail the completed application and required documents to:
The American Legion, Department of Maine
Past Commanders Scholarship
5 Verti Drive
Winslow, Maine 04901-0727
Deadline Description: Completed application must be postmarked by May 1 of the award year.
Deadline Date: May 1st
Enrolled in College
Returning to School
Nonspecific to course of study
How is this Awarded? A committee of judges who are affiliated with the American Legion review applications and select scholarship recipients.